From scenic vistas to intriguing people to mountain sports, wildlife, and more, submit your best shots of Western North Carolina for the chance to win cash prizes and have your photos published in WNC magazine! Our Images of WNC Photo Contest is open to professional and amateur photographers. One winner will be selected in each category and online voting will determine a Readers’ Choice winner. Finalists and the winners’ images will appear in the January/February 2018 issue of WNC magazine. The deadline to enter is September 30, 2017. Winners will be notified in December.
Cash Prizes Awarded
Professional Category: $400
Amateur Category: $300
Readers’ Choice: $100
For the Readers’ Choice winner, WNC magazine judges will narrow the selections to 50 photographs for the online voting. Two rounds of online voting will take place during the month of October to determine the winner. The Readers’ Choice winning photo will appear in the January/February 2018 issue of the magazine and the winner receives $100.
All submitted photographs must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this contest. All digital submissions must be 6 megabytes or smaller, in JPEG or .jpg format. The photographers of the images selected as finalists will be asked to provide a high-resolution (300 dpi, minimum 3,000 pixels wide) image, suitable for print.
Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of the contest administrators. Entrants grant to WNC magazine the right to use and publish their name and photograph online and in print. This includes the possibility of using any submitted image for a cover in the January/February 2018 issue and use for future photo contest promotions. The contest and all of the related pages, contents, and code are copyright of WNC magazine. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks, or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
Files must be less than 6 MB.Allowed file types: jpg jpeg.